BSW Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Social Work Leadership in Northeastern Ontario

Award Value

Awarded to a graduating fourth year BSW student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to social work leadership in Northeastern Ontario. This leadership shall be demonstrated by:

  1. i. Understanding and enacting the core principles of anti-oppressive practice in a variety of ways such as: achievements in field education, academic assignments, group projects, classroom discussions, extra-curricular activities, peer mentoring and leadership;
  2. ii. Using anti-oppressive practice to promote empowerment among oppressed groups; and
  3. iii. Challenging inequality and/or oppression in their own lives and practice.

The recipient, who will receive a certificate at Convocation, is selected by the School of Social Work on the recommendation of the Social Work Departmental Group.

Award Type
Faculty of Education and Professional Studies
Social Work